A fireworks spectacle lit up the world's tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai on Wednesday as the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve. Organizers in Dubai were attempting to break the Guinness World Record for largest fireworks display.
Antibiotics alone failed to fix Flounder’s limp flipper. A bone infection has gripped the green turtle, confining her to swimming meandering laps in a pool rather than free in the sea. So the folks caring for the green turtle at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Fla., came up ...
Meals on Wheels programs help feed hundreds of thousands of elderly people nationwide. Volunteers at San Diego's "Animeals" program take that concept one step further by providing free pet food to owners who couldn't afford it otherwise. (D...
Meals on Wheels programs help feed thousands of elderly people nationwide. Volunteers at San Diego's "Animeals" program take that concept one step further by providing free pet food to owners who couldn't afford it otherwise. (Dec. 26)
A powerful blast tore through an Egyptian police headquarters Tuesday, killing more than a dozen people, and wounding many more. The bombing trapped many victims in the rubble following a months-long wave of violence blamed on Islamic milit...
A team of veterans, some formerly homeless themselves, have been hired by the state of Massachusetts to get veterans off the streets in the Boston area. (Dec. 24)
Same-Sex couples are getting married in Utah, after a Federal judge refused to temporarily stop the weddings. State attorneys are appealing to a Federal court based in Denver. (Dec. 24)
Apollo Eight astronauts orbit the moon; Ku Klux Klan is founded; Human voice first transmitted via radio; Suez Canal opened. (Dec. 24)
Many residents of West Monroe, Louisiana are supporting Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, after his controversial statements about gays and African Americans. Others call Robertson's statements devisive and hateful. (Dec. 23)
Claire Davis, 17, died Saturday afternoon, her family said. She was shot at point-blank range on December 13 while sitting with a friend at Arapahoe High School in suburban Denver. (Dec. 22)